Meet Our Staff

Kevin Bradley, Pastor

Kevin was born in Jacksonville, Florida and grew up in Atlantic Beach, Florida. He graduated from the University of Florida with a B.A. in political science, Candler School of Theology at Emory University with a Masters in Divinity, and the University of Mississippi School of Law with a Juris Doctorate. 

Kevin has served Rosedale United Methodist Church, Big Point United Methodist Church, Trinity United Methodist Church, St. Paul United Methodist Church, and Caswell Springs United Methodist Church, all in the Seashore District of the Mississippi Annual Conference. Kevin most recently served at Crawford Street United Methodist Church in Vicksburg before coming to Safe Harbor. He was appointed to Safe Harbor United Methodist Church in July 2023.

Kevin is married to Jaye A. Bradley, who retired as the Senior Chancery Court Judge for the 16th Chancery Court District. They have a daughter, Caroline Bradley-Kenney, who is married to Cameron and who reside in Madison, Mississippi.

Diane Upton, Music Worship Leader

Bruce & Gabbie Lynd, Youth Ministry Leaders

Bruce & Gabbie have been members of Safe Harbor since their youth years. It is their goal to instill the love of Christ in the youth today as it was instilled in them all those years ago. They are married and have a son, Anderson & daughter, Cambreigh.


Sumar Coleman, Children’s Ministry Leader

Sumar has been a member of Safe Harbor since 2006. She is married to Lee and they have twin daughters, Autumn & Gracie & a son Myles. Sumar has loved children her whole life and loves teaching them about Jesus. She has worked with the children of Safe Harbor for more than 8 years and loves every minute!

Jeanine Wells-Furniss, Nursery Ministry Leader

Jeanine has been with Safe Harbor for several years now and loves the babies so much she took on the task of caring for them in our nursery. She is where God knows she is doing good and so do we. The children in her care adore her and lovingly refer to her as their neen!

Linda Pierce, Pianist

Tonia Lynd, Financial Administrator

Tonia served as our Office Manager from March 2002 until February 2023 when she transitioned to Financial Administrator. Tonia feels that God has guided her on this journey with Safe Harbor. She and her husband Bruce have 3 adult children, Sumar (Lee) Coleman, Bruce (Gabbie) Lynd, Jr. & John (Cheryl) Lynd. They love spending time with their children and 8 grandchildren.

Ruth Mitchell, Office Manager

Chris Potts, Custodian

Keith DeAngelo, Multi-Media 

Beth Grierson, Multi-Media 

Lou Hughes, Sunday School Superintendent & Multi-Media